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Cybersecurity law. More SWIFT suspicions. DDoS & ransomware continue to circulate. Industry notes.

THE CYBERWIRE (Friday, May 27, 2016) — The official website of South Korea’s Air Force, now restored, was shut down for some two weeks. No attribution, but a priori probability points to Pyongyang.

More banks worldwide are investigating potential fraudulent activity enabled by their links with the SWIFT funds transfer network. Most reports suggest Southeast Asia is most affected, with the Philippines and New Zealand also noting suspicious activity. SWIFT continues to work on upgrading security…

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Daily Podcast 5.27.16

SWIFT, story stocks, AI, encryption, and the usual suspects

We discuss the SWIFT transfer issues now under investigation in a dozen more banks. SWIFT announces a five-point security strategy. We speak with Malek Ben Salem from Accenture Labs explains AI and Machine Learning, and Brent Water of the University of Texas at Austin…

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Event Coverage

Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute

May 25-26, 2016 Washington, DC

Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute

At the 4th annual Institute, in the capital where cybersecurity regulations and enforcement decisions are made, you will be able to receive pragmatic advice from the most knowledgeable legal cybersecurity professionals in the country. These experts, from private practice, the government and corporate worlds, will share proven tips, valuable lessons learned and insightful prognostications about the year ahead. You owe it to your clients and yourself to attend the only law school-sponsored CLE program in the country that is devoted 100% to cybersecurity legal developments. Read more

Featured Interview
Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander

Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander

Vice Dean of the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, UMUC

May 13, 2016 — Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander has over thirty years of combined federal experience at NSA, where she served as the Deputy Counterterrorism and as a Senior Operations Officer, and at TSA, where she led their IT organization as Chief Information officer. She’s currently Vice Dean for the department of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at the University of Maryland University College. Read more.
Featured Coverage

Jailbreak IoT Security Summit

May 20, 2016 Washington, DC

Jailbreak Brewing hosted the latest of its security summits at its home in Laurel, Maryland. The topic this time around was Internet-of-things security, and the presenters—all industry experts—addressed automotive vulnerability research, the history of industrial control system malware (and its uses in the wild), wireless vulnerabilities, the use of OSINT to inform vulnerability research, hacking security cameras, and the way forward for testing IoT systems…

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